Lauriston Avery (b. 1968) studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1990. Now based in New York, Avery's selected solo exhibitions include Full Moon, Platform Project Space, Brooklyn, NY; Deaf Bats Blind Shepards, Wildpalms, Düsseldorf, Germany; and To be Continued, The Hogar Collection, Brooklyn, NY. Recent group exhibitions include Magical Operations, Wildpalms, Düsseldorf, Germany; Walk the Line, Platform Project Space, Brooklyn, NY; Zip City, Left Field Gallery, Los Osos, CA; and Big Ringer, Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY. His work was also featured at the Bridge Art Fair, Miami, NEXT Art Fair, Chicago, Untitled Art Fair, Miami, and NADA Art Fair, NY (May, 2022).